Internal Medicine Residency Program gains health equity curriculum grant

July 14, 2022

With financial support from leading internal medicine organizations, UT Health San Antonio will launch “Promotores and Residents in Internal Medicine for Equity (PRIME): A Collaborative Health Equity Curriculum.” According to the principal investigators, Jason Morrow, MD, and Elena Jiménez Gutiérrez, MD, this transformational program will help diverse community members and medical professionals better understand each […]


Spreading the word about the value of medical research

July 13, 2022

Did you know that older Hispanic adults are estimated to be at 1.5 times greater risk of Alzheimer’s and other dementias than non-Hispanic whites? That fact alone makes research efforts in the area of brain health essential for improving the lives of South Texas residents. More genetic variations for Alzheimer’s disease are known today than […]


Pheo Para Alliance recognizes UT Health San Antonio as rare disease Center of Excellence

June 24, 2022

Pheo Para Alliance, a patient advocacy organization dedicated to supporting those with pheochromocytoma (pheo) and paraganglioma (para), a rare neuroendocrine tumor, has designated The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) as a Pheo Para Center of Excellence. The Center of Excellence Program recognizes institutions worldwide for providing cutting-edge, quality, multidisciplinary care and […]

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Andrea Marks recognized with leadership award

June 20, 2022

The San Antonio Business Journal recently released its list of honorees for the 2022 Women’s Leadership Awards, recognizing Andrea Marks, MBA, CPA, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer, as an outstanding leader in the community.



School of Nursing expanding recovery program for mothers with SUD and children

June 13, 2022

The School of Nursing has received $16 million from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services to expand its successful Casa Mia recovery program for pregnant and parenting mothers with opioid use disorder and their children, and expand these services to women with any type of substance use disorder.